Our Favourite Wineries in Naramata Bench

We arrived at our bed and breakfast in the Naramata Bench after a leisurely lunch of hand-pulled pizza, summer greens and plenty of wine at The Pecking Room – Red Rooster Winery’s al fresco kitchen. Steve, an expat from London who owns Benchmark B&B with his wife Gail, greeted us warmly and quickly dived into

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Whistler with a Toddler

As Vancouverites my husband and I have shared an almost lifelong love for Whistler, British Columbia. A four seasons playground, only one and a half hours by car from Vancouver, Whistler is a recreational and gastronomic paradise. Although we both ski, and are enthusiastic participants in all après ski activities, we actually prefer visiting Canada’s

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Toddler Tourist Takes Edmonton By Storm

Travelling with my pint-sized ruler can be exhausting. To date, our holidays have focused on beach destinations. Why? Because, when an overtired eighteen-month old flings a bowl of scalding hot oatmeal onto my lap I at least want an ocean view. However, I’ve found two to be a magical age. A real shift from baby

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Calgary Beyond The Beef

Canada’s wild west is well known for its beef, annual stampede and warm hospitality.  While Calgary’s previously mentioned mainstays remain strong, the ever-growing city is quickly gaining notoriety in the culinary world.  My husband and I have visited greater Calgary on a few occasions and always opted for steakhouses and burger joints to capitalize on

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Romance Heats Up in Sunny Osoyoos

Every July my family packed the Ford station wagon, with my brothers and I knee-to-knee in the back seat, and made the six-hour drive to Osoyoos for a weeklong camping trip.  We spent our vacation splashing in the lake, eating cherries, playing Uno and reading Archie and Jughead comic books.  This was our family tradition,

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